A 5-year-old boy has been kidnapped by his father from his grandparents' home in Ocean Shores, Washington.

5-year-old Timothy Cooper was in the custody of his grandparents when his father threatened to take the boy and flee. During an argument, 50-year-old Thomas Cooper took the boy. Cooper did not have custody of his son.

Ocean Shores Police say the father, Thomas, has had previous suicide attempts. The boy is about 3 and a half feet tall with brown hair. The father is 5'6" and 165 pounds. Thomas Cooper drives a silver Nissan Xterra. The car's license plate is BQR9567.